Tips For Making Your Large Graphics Load Faster

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10 Quick Tips For Making Your Large Graphics Load Faster
By Heather Colman (c) 2008

There’s nothing worse then having to sit and wait while the images are loading on your webpages. We’ve become a society of convenience with microwaves, instant soup and lightening fast servers. We want things in the blink of an eye.

Your visitors expect nothing less when they land on your site. You’ve only got a couple of seconds before they hit that back button…. and they are gone… to a faster site that will give them the information they want instantly!

Here are 10 quick tips for decreasing the load time on your graphics.

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